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A mountain climber hikes up a snowy ridge
December 20, 2016
From mountain climbing to speed skating, they’re rewriting the rule book about what’s possible for athletes with blindness.
David Whalen standing in the Howe museum.
December 12, 2016
David Whalen will lead fundraising efforts to expand Perkins’ programs and initiatives around the world.
Marianne Riggio of Perkins International receives the Anne Sullivan Macy Medal for her service to the deafblind community. Pictured left to right: Perkins International Executive Director Michael Delaney; Riggio; and Perkins President and CEO Dave Power.
December 6, 2016
Marianne Riggio receives Perkins’ prestigious Anne Sullivan Macy Medal for service to deafblind community.
A statue of a woman and two children
December 2, 2016
She died 44 years ago, but students in Thailand still gather every year to commemorate the life of Genevieve Caulfield.
Chelsea White sits in front of a bookcase full of blue audio books.
December 1, 2016
What I do: Reader Advisor Chelsea White recommends books to Perkins Library patrons, based on their literary likes and dislikes.
People shake hands at an information booth
December 1, 2016
Make sure to follow this checklist before your IEP meeting.
Helen Keller talking with 3 kids.
November 28, 2016
Helen Keller’s remarkable legacy of generosity and advocacy can inspire us all.
A class photo of the first-graders who wrote to Dave Power, with their teacher
November 22, 2016
Nearly 50 years after her death, the story of Perkins’ most famous student fascinates a new generation of youngsters.
A Perkins student in his teens, wearing a beard and top hat.
November 18, 2016
In beards and top hats, Perkins students recreate Abraham Lincoln’s famous Gettysburg Address on video.
Asma Shilpi watches a child play with a drum on the campus of Perkins School for the Blind.
November 17, 2016
Asma Shilpi wants to use her Perkins training to support families in Bangladesh with children who are multiply disabled.

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